Re: port forward with the ipmasq package and Iptables
> > I telnet to the computer's internet IP address on port 515. If my
> > connection is refused the forward is not in place. Most or all of the
> > time I have rules relating to the forward my connection will time out.
> Ok, and you are doing this from an internal machine?
I was testing from an external machine.
> [Reads further down]
I know, I know, I should have posted "[ I solved it! read below ]" at
the top of the mail to which you are replying.
> > I figured it out! The printer's response is leaving by a different
> > internet IP address.
> Ok, looks like you sorted it out? :)
The network setup was rather complicated, the printer already had a
default gateway of a different NAT box, so its return packets were going
out with a different internet IP address. So my port forwarding had
probably worked all along! Yeesh :o.
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